1942 Madame Alexander Sonja Henie Doll Composition 15Original Skater Movie Star
1942 Madame Alexander’s – Beautiful Sonja Henie Doll. World famous figure skater who won three Olympic Medals. After the Olympics, she became a Silver Screen Movie Star. Fter completing her competitive career, Henie moved on to the movies, where in the 1940s became one of Hollywood’s most popular film stars. Dressed in her Original TAGED feathered and satin Ice Skating costume with matching panties. Has on Silver Ice Skating shoes and socks. Made of Composition material. She has dimples, smiling with four teeth, and eyes open and close. Eyes seem bright, she is missing a few of her eye lashes. (see photos) She is 15 tall. Her body is flawless, just her facial complexion has faded due to her 81 years. Sonja Henie (8 April 1912 – 12 October 1969) was a famous Norwegian ice skater and movie star who was born in Oslo. In 1936 she became a professional skater. Sonja Henie parlayed her skills and glamour into a career as one of the world’s most famous figure skaters. In the rink and on the film screen. After retiring from competitive skating Sonja wanted to pursue an acting career. In 1936 her father financed an extravagant ice show in Hollywood. Darryl Zanuck took notice of the petite blonde and signed her to a contract. Her first film, One In A Million with Adolphe Menjou, was a huge success. Although critics complained about her acting skills and thick accent audiences loved her. She starred in a string of hits including Thin Ice, My Lucky Star, and and Sun Valley Serenade. All of her films included dazzling ice-skating routines which she choreographed herself. By 1939 she was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. She appeared on the cover of Time magazine and her skates were immortalized at Graumann’s Chinese Theatre.